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suppliers to seafarers, wayfarers, vagabonds & explorers for over 500 years

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Artificial Hemp Three Strand Polypropylene - Arthur Beale
Blue Wave Stainless Steel Thimble - Arthur Beale
Blue Wave Stainless Steel Thimble
Sale priceFrom £0.20
Classic Soft Matt Braided Polyester - Arthur Beale
Classic Three Strand Matt Polyester - Arthur Beale

2 colours available

Nylon Thimble - Arthur Beale
Nylon Thimble
Sale priceFrom £0.54
Octoplait Polyester Anchor Warp - Arthur Beale
Octoplait Polyester Anchor Warp
Sale priceFrom £3.39

1 colour available

Selma Splicing Needles (Individual) - Arthur Beale
Three Strand Polyester - Arthur Beale
Three Strand Polyester
Sale priceFrom £0.40

3 colours available


black and white photo of The Southern Party consisting of Ernest Shackleton, Wild, Marshall and Adams aboard 'Nimrod'

Rich Heritage

With a history spanning over five centuries, Arthur Beale is steeped in tradition and expertise. Our craftsmanship and dedication to quality have been trusted by legendary explorers, from early Everest attempts to Polar expeditions led by icons like Sir Ernest Shackleton.

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At Arthur Beale, we hold a deep appreciation for traditional manufacturing techniques and a commitment to sustainability using natural materials. Embracing our heritage, we prioritize craftsmanship and quality, ensuring our products are made to last. By adhering to traditional methods, we honor the legacy of generations past while also minimizing our environmental impact. Our use of natural materials reflects our dedication to sustainability and responsible stewardship of the Earth's resources. Through these practices, we not only preserve traditional craftsmanship but also contribute to a more sustainable future for generations to come.

a historic image of arthur beale at the london boat show

Small Independent Company

By choosing Arthur Beale, you're supporting a rare independent company that's dedicated to preserving its heritage and continuing its legacy for generations to come.

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We believe in investing in high-quality, durable products that are built to last. By choosing well-made items that stand the test of time, we reduce the need for frequent replacements and minimize our environmental footprint.